With its cool climate, geographical location, and abundant, affordable sources of energy, Québec is an ideal location for data centers. Greater Montréal, in particular, has quickly become a key hub for data centers and cloud services in North America, with the demand for cloud services causing the number of data centers in the province to rise from 50 to 39.

Read more: Québec attracts more data centers with renewable energy

The auction of spectrum licenses in the 3500 MHz band in Canada raised about CAD $8 billion. As per the results, small and regional providers have increased their spectrum assets by over 50% across the country.

Read more: Canada's spectrum auction ended 'high' with still 'low' competition

DZS announced that Vianet, a Sudbury, Ontario-based communications service provider, has selected its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) technology to bring high-capacity broadband access networks to hundreds of residents of the Township of Carling, a traditionally underserved rural community in northern Ontario, Canada.

Read more: Vianet selects DZS in delivering reliable broadband to rural Canadians